Almanac: November 2016

3rd-5th Good days for planting peas, squash, corn, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

6th-7th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.

8th-9th Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting aboveground crops where climate allows.

10th-11th Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

12th-13th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable.

14th-15th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

16th-17th Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops where climate is suitable.

18th-22nd Grub out weeds, briars, and other plant pests.

23rd-25th Favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

26th-27th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.

28th-30th Poor planting days.

Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.